2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Henry Brun & The Latin Playerz

Saturday, March 19
8:00PM - 8:40PM

Elephant Room
315 Congress Ave


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Conga dynamo Henry Brun, “Mr. Ritmo” to his fans, is hailed as one of the most talented and hardest working professional musicians and band leaders in the Southwestern U.S. His motto, appropriately, is “Work hard, play hard, and always find joy in what you are doing.”
Born in the Bronx, New York, Henry first played congas at age seven. At the age of 8, his family moved to Puerto Rico where Henry began studies at the Juan Morel Campos Escuela Libre De Música in Ponce. In 1974, he performed his first professional engagement with the popular Latin pop group, Danny Cruz. Brun continued studies under pianist-composer Eduardo Flores Mattei. Henry’s expertise includes congas, bongos, timbales and the ethnic percussion instruments of Africa, Brazil and the Middle East.
Brun has performed on more than 737 recordings, including numerous Grammy-winning and gold / platinum-award winning albums. He performed at BET Ne...

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